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Devry Smith Frank LLP
A recent human rights complaint against several salons in Vancouver, British Columbia sheds new light on the relationship between human rights law and persons who identify as transgender.
Dentons
On August 15, 2019, US Department of Homeland Security announced that the United States and Canada had implemented its Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine, and Air Transport Preclearance.
MacDonald & Associates
To avoid hiring pitfalls, employers should be aware of applicable human rights legislation. An employer that is federally regulated is subject to the Canada Human Rights Act
CCPartners
In Ajax (Town) v Ajax Professional Fire Fighters' Assn, Local 1092 (Badame Grievance), [2019] OLAA No 238 the grievor was a pregnant firefighter who alleged that the Town discriminated against her on the basis of sex...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
A recent British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal decision has struck down a human rights complaint by a supermarket customer on the grounds that she was already compensated by the store for her complaint.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
No, the BC test for family status discrimination has not been the subject of a survey question on TV's popular game show, Family Feud.
McLennan Ross LLP
Big changes are coming to the NWT's Human Rights Act that will impact the way human rights complaints are handled in the NWT.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In a recent decision, the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal sounded the alarm over sexual harassment in the workplace.
CCPartners
Employers are well aware of the significant obligation imposed by the duty to accommodate under the Ontario Human Rights Code
Devry Smith Frank LLP
If you have recently been denied a job due to a lack of proof of permanent eligibility to work in Canada, you may be entitled to compensation under Ontario human rights law.
MacDonald & Associates
On July 18, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada denied WestJet's application for leave to appeal the British Columbia Court of Appeal's ("BCCA") decision not to strike a notice of civil claim.
CCPartners
Employers have a responsibility to accommodate employees' family status obligations up to a point of undue hardship.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canada imposed economic sanctions against nine Nicaraguan government officials on June 20, 2019 as a result of ongoing human rights violations by Nicaragua's government.
Field LLP
Former contractor's unsupported discrimination complaint viewed as an abuse of human rights process;
LexSage
On June 21, 2019, the Special Economic Measures (Nicaragua) Regulations were published in the Canada Gazette.
Littler Mendelson
In a recent decision still reverberating with Canadian employers, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) struck down an employer's practice of requiring job applicants to be permanently eligible to work in Canada...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Courts and human rights tribunals have long debated the extent of employer's legal obligations when it comes to accommodating employees in their family status responsibilities
Lawson Lundell LLP
In Dumitrache v. Glenlyon-Norfolk School Society, 2019 BCHRT 68 ("Dumitrache"), the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal dismissed
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
All facets of employment – from recruiting and hiring to termination can be potential points for employers to discriminate against transgender individuals through discriminatory biases or practices
Field LLP
In Facey v Bantrel Management Services Co., 2019 AHRC 4 the Alberta Human rights Tribunal made a watershed costs award against a complainant
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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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Bennett Jones LLP
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Devry Smith Frank LLP
A recent British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal decision has struck down a human rights complaint by a supermarket customer on the grounds that she was already compensated by the store for her complaint.
MacDonald & Associates
To avoid hiring pitfalls, employers should be aware of applicable human rights legislation. An employer that is federally regulated is subject to the Canada Human Rights Act
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In a recent decision, the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal sounded the alarm over sexual harassment in the workplace.
CCPartners
In Ajax (Town) v Ajax Professional Fire Fighters' Assn, Local 1092 (Badame Grievance), [2019] OLAA No 238 the grievor was a pregnant firefighter who alleged that the Town discriminated against her on the basis of sex...
Dentons
On August 15, 2019, US Department of Homeland Security announced that the United States and Canada had implemented its Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine, and Air Transport Preclearance.
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